Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics163% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive70.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270E GAMING  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 04:53
Run Duration92 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-7700K-$285
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 472
QC Float 488
QC Mixed 481
109% 480 Pts
MC Int 718
MC Float 814
MC Mixed 779
115% 770 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 100%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2808 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
163% Outstanding
Lighting 524
Reflection 515
Parallax 567
167% 535 fps
MRender 268
Gravity 531
Splatting 292
161% 364 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 163%
Great: 178%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$119
298GB free
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
70.5% Very good
Read 486
Write 305
Mixed 275
78% 355 MB/s
4K Read 22
4K Write 79.8
4K Mixed 14.9
95% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 27
DQ Write 195
DQ Mixed 14.6
40% 78.9 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.6% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 20.8
73% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 22.4
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 95%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical STRIX Z270E GAMING Builds (Compare 11,643 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270E GAMING - $199

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,353
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